IPA: kwˈægʌ


  • A southern-African subspecies of plains zebra, Equus quagga quagga, which went extinct in 1883. The upper parts of the animal were reddish brown, becoming paler behind and beneath, while the face, neck, and fore part of the body were marked by dark stripes.
  • Short for quagga mussel. [A mussel, Dreissena rostriformis, originally from Ukraine but present as an invasive species in the United States.]

Examples of "quagga" in Sentences

  • The quagga mussel is a filter feeder.
  • Includes rare dodo and quagga skeletons.
  • The Quagga can be unlocked in the computer game .
  • A quagga photo would be essential before a merger.
  • Quagga is an extinct subspecies of the plains zebra.
  • Henry is the most quagga looking zebra at the moment.
  • There is a similar project trying to recreate the Quagga.
  • They revised the subspecies of the Plains Zebra Equus quagga.
  • An attempt of some people to recreate the quagga by selective breeding.
  • However, the okapi is no relation of the quagga, horse, donkey, or zebra.
  • The quagga was a horselike animal native to southern Africa that went extinct in 1883.
  • The sticker fees, which help fight invasive species such as quagga and zebra mussels, are
  • Fourth, the "quagga"; and fifth, the undetermined species known as the "white zebra," so called from its pale yellow, or Isabella colour.
  • An old joke among the Dutch, the first Europeans to settle in South Africa, was that the quagga was a zebra that had forgotten its pajama pants.
  • Tim Lampe demonstrates how to check trailer tires and the surrounding areas for invasive aquatic species, such as quagga and zebra mussels, which could come from using boats in other bodies of water.
  • Much is made of whether it is a "real" quagga or not, but according to Jonathan Kingdon, in Volume 3 B of his magisterial 7- volume East African Mammals, the quagga is a mere race, conspecific with the common zebra.
  • When you have a temperature of, like, 39 degrees and you're at a depth where there's no wave action or current, the only thing that can damage the wood would be zebra or quagga mussels as they collect and grow in big clumps and fall off, Kennard said.
  • Thayer's talk will bring board members up to speed regarding current non-native species that pose a threat to the ecological balance of the basin, while also discussing techniques designed to prevent aggressive species such as quagga and zebra mussels from entering the lake.

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